Among the 2012 winners of Lonely Planet, which stands as the global leader in travel guide publishers, two French territories in the spotlight: The New Caledonia and ... Poitou-Charentes.
Poitou-Charentes is indeed part according to "The Best Of 2012 Lonely Planet", which provides "a list of places to explore" 10 essential areas in 2012. A choice made by teams Lonely Planet, bloggers and travelers according to the publisher of guides.
"Three main criteria were used to develop this list in 2012: the news of the destination, its attractiveness and quality / price ratio" also says Lonely Planet.
Here is the complete Palmares:
The Welsh coast, Ruta Maya, northern Keyna or Sicily for example. Selection of 10 regions in Lonely Planet 2012: - Welsh Coast (Wales) - La Ruta Maya (Mexico) - North Keyna - Arunachal Pradesh (India) - Hvar (Croatia) - Sicily (Italy) - Maritime Provinces (Canada) - Queenstown and the Southern Lakes (New Zealand) - Borneo - Poitou-Charentes